Barcelona - Hotel Help

Oct 14th, 2013, 07:24 AM
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Based on everyone's input, I made a reservation at Murmuri; however, this morning Hotel Neri got back to me: they do have a room, but significantly more expensive than the Murmuri. My inclination is that it's not worth so much more. Thoughts/opinions? thanks
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Oct 14th, 2013, 08:31 AM
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I prefer Murmuri location regardless of the cost.
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Oct 14th, 2013, 09:24 AM
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Me too Danon.
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Oct 14th, 2013, 11:09 PM
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re : Hotel Murmuri, I just noticed that Google street view shows more than the hotel's "street view" but also its inside, rooms and terraces.
https://maps.google.ch/maps?q=barcel...ed=0CAgQ_AUoAg
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Oct 15th, 2013, 12:37 AM
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Sorry, the link only shows a general map of Barcelona. If you google map search with " hotel Murmuri Barcelona ", you will already see a small street view image of a room terrace.
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Oct 15th, 2013, 05:59 AM
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The Wilson hotel, on the Avenida Diagonal, next the metro station Diagonal, is great. Nice staff, really helpful.
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Oct 15th, 2013, 11:26 AM
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I prefer the location of the Murmuri to that of Neri. I recommend booking a room facing the street on an upper floor with a juliet terrace. Though these rooms face the street the windows are double glazed and our room was very quiet when the windows were closed.
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Oct 15th, 2013, 02:30 PM
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Thank you, Fodorites, for all of your assistance. I am keeping my reservation at the Murmuri. I will report back!
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Oct 16th, 2013, 05:04 AM
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Please forgive me for asking this question:
Why is Hotel Murmuri deemed in a very good location?
Isn't it too far north?
Wouldn't choosing a location closer to Plaza de Catalunya be more convenient?
Thanks in advance.
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Oct 16th, 2013, 08:35 AM
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Hotel Colon or Regencia colon.
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Oct 19th, 2013, 12:20 PM
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>Why is Hotel Murmuri deemed in a very good location?
Isn't it too far north?
Wouldn't choosing a location closer to Plaza de Catalunya be more convenient?>

I found the area near the plaza to be very congested, touristy (in May)and just plain frantic. Though it may be a more central location, the city is quite walkable. In fact, the Murmuri is close to many of the Gaudi sights and no more than a 10-minute walk to placa Catalunya. It's on a quieter street with a lovely tree-lined promenade down the middle.
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Dec 12th, 2013, 06:12 PM
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You probably don't want another option to add to the above but we found the Hotel Constanza to be well priced in a good location. http://www.hotelconstanza.com/hotel.html
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Feb 25th, 2014, 11:58 AM
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Thank you all for your helpful input and suggestions. We stayed at the Hotel Murmuri on Rambla de Catalunya. We had a room with a small terrace facing the street. The hotel was comfortable, clean and quiet and the staff helpful. We found this location to be terrific for all that we wanted to see and do. We were able to walk most everywhere. I highly recommend it. Thank you again, Fodorites.
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Feb 25th, 2014, 12:26 PM
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Glad you had a great stay there. I too think the location is perfect for Barcelona.
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Feb 25th, 2014, 06:34 PM
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Nice of you to get back to the Forum.
glad you enjoyed Barcelona.
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